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U.S. Films Fight Reds, 1947/10/23


Published 1947
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(1) "Washington, DC: "An all-star cast, including actors Robert Montgomery, Adolph Menjou, and Producer Sam Wood, take the stand to tell the House Un-American Activities Committee that Hollywood is fighting to keep communism out of motion pictures." scenes of HUAC chaired by J. Parnell Thomas and its investigation of the Hollywood 10 (2) U.S. Marks Navy Day - "The Navy reveals new methods of warfare, as the U.S. celebrates Navy Day. Film round-up shows out 'first line of defense' girding to carry on historic function. Scenes of firing V-2 rockets from carrier Midway, and other thrills." (3) Novel Glider Tow Tried - "Dayton, Ohio: The Army Air Forces demonstrate a new method of towing gliders. A tow-bar is used in place of the longer cable, with greater control and safety for flight in all kinds of weather." (4) Jet Flying Wing Flown - "Hawthorne, CA: The AAF's huge boomerang-shaped YB-49 flying-wing bomber takes to the air on a spectacular maiden flight. The mammoth craft climbs quickly, smoke pouring from its eight jet engines." (partial newsreel).


Production Company Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, b&w

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